How To See Agitation As Inspiration

We Are All Living Masters: Poverty is not the opposite of riches

My husband and I have been together fifteen years, and every Christmas we end up broke. It’s this crazy thing we joke about that happens no matter how well we plan our finances, and it’s not because we’re reckless or because we can’t add. The truth is, there’s only so...

We Are All Living Masters: …Even the Late and Lazy

It’s late October, already. My Sibella magazine article is overdue and I haven’t been struck by any inspiration to scribe. As you might have guessed from my writings so far, the whole “personal challenge” model of storytelling is quite foreign to me. Not having a...

We Are All Living Masters: I Don’t Belong Here

I don’t belong here. In this place. In this family. In this life.  I’m sure we’ve all felt that way, and probably thought we were the only one to ask, “why am I here?” The only one to question the purpose of our existence. Especially when we have so much to be...

We Are All Living Masters: A Leaf in the Breeze

When I was sixteen, I told my surrogate mother how I saw the world. “I feel like a leaf in the breeze; being delivered wherever and whenever I need to be”. She was horrified. As a mystic, her concept of life revolved around layers of reality that require you to...
The Model of Insight

The Model of Insight

See original article on Advaita.org.uk posted 2 March 2016 It occurred to me whilst reading Joseph Campbell’s Pathway to Bliss, that if we have no models of nameless now, then, well, we have no models. Whatever conclusions we draw from this are our own doctrine(s)...

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The Brahman Experience

The Brahman Experience

Originally posted 24 Jan 2016 Let’s discuss the possibility that Brahman is nityaptasvarupa, no exceptions. Let’s talk about what it means to truly live from a place where Brahman is all that is - our ideas, experiences, loves, violence. I’ll start with some of the...

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Consciousness of Choice

Consciousness of Choice

Originally posted 29 Dec 2015 It is not uncommon to hear people speak of happiness as a choice, as a state of mind. But what happens when we make happiness a goal instead of an experience? And how can we know happiness through dedication, without attaching ourselves...

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